Column: Hog memories wrestle up fondness for 4-H




As I was going through the Johnson County fair schedule for the week ahead, there it was: hog wrestling.

The words immediately took me back. Back to the feeling of a hog standing on my foot, snorting inches from my face, and wanting to get far, far away from me. The description of the new event at the fair says that groups of four will jump into a muddy pit to wrangle a pig onto a tire that is on top of a barrel.  Let me translate that for you.

 

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